Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide

Jacobsen, Charles W.

Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc. Publishers, Tokyo, Japan & Rutland, VT, 1962
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 479 pp, list of 194 illustrations, preface, Part I. General Discussion: 1. In General; 2. General Classification; 3. Persian Rugs; 4. Caucasian Rugs; 5. Turkish Rugs; 6. Turkoman or The Bokhara Family of Rugs; 7. Indian Rugs; 8. Chinese Rugs; 9. Afghanistan Rugs; 10. Japanese Oriental Rugs; 11. Pakistan, Bulgarian, and Grecian Rugs; 12. Antique Oriental Rugs; 13. Designs; 14. Materials and Methods; 15. Dyes; 16. The Chemical Treating or Bleaching of Oriental Rugs; 17. Changes of Color and Irregularities in Shape; 18. The Difference Between the European and American Markets; 19. Oriental Rugs vs. Domestic Rugs; 20. Used Rug Sales; 21. Care of Rugs; 22. About Rug Books; 23. Advice for the Rug Purchaser; 24. The Outlook for the Future. Part II. Description of Types: Introduction; Alphabetical Listing and Description of Rugs; Part III. Plates. First Edition, 1962. "This volume offers a comprehensive guide to those interested in purchasing Oriental rugs, as well as the collector, museum, and rug importer. Plates contain 194 pictures of different types of rugs complete with descriptive captions for each. Thirty-nine of the plates are in full color. All of the plates are large, allowing the reader to see the design, and in some cases, the colors used in the particular rug." from the jacket flap. In Original Near Pristine tan heavy-card Slipcase with tipped-in wrap-around burgundy title plate and white lettering to front panel and spine. Price clipped. Inked name on ffep, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt floral pattern at fore-edge corners and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001564

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Title: Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc. Publishers, Tokyo, Japan & Rutland, VT

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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